Christoph Crisolli

Certified Employment Law Specialist, Frankfurt/Main

Christoph Crisolli is a partner at vangard in Frankfurt. A pragmatic problem solver, he has more than 20 years of experience in transformation, integration and restructuring projects in Germany and Europe. His clients describe him as an attorney and management consultant at the same time, who always keeps an eye on reconcilability with the corporate culture and personnel policy when developing strategies and solutions – even across national borders.

Languages: German, English, French

Focal Points

  • Restructuring

  • Negotiations with employee representatives

  • Collective labor law

  • Co-determination and collective bargaining law

  • Social plans

  • Transaction projects

  • Transfer of undertakings law

  • International labor law


  • Partner at Kliemt.Arbeitsrecht in Frankfurt a. M., 2005 – 2018

  • Development and management of the employment law department of Willkie, Farr & Gallagher in Frankfurt a. M.

  • Certified Employment Law Specialist since 2001

  • Admitted to the bar as attorney, 1996


  • First and second state legal examination in Frankfurt a. M.

  • Legal traineeship i. a. at the Consulate General in New York

  • Studied law in Frankfurt a. M.


  • »Stakeholder-Management in der Restrukturierung« - Perspektiven und Handlungsfelder in der Praxis, Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden 2015

  • BB-Entscheidungsreport - Direktansprache am Arbeitsplatz III., BB 2008, 452 = NZA 2008, 180

  • Neues zum Betriebsübergang bei IT-Outsourcing, CR 2007, 277 ff.

Christoph Crisolli is one of the »Best Lawyers in Germany« in the area of employment law

Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers, 2020 - 2022

Christoph Crisolli is recommended as »Thought Leader« in the area of employment law.

Who's Who Legal, 2020

Christoph Crisolli is one of the »best lawyers for employment law«

WirtschaftsWoche Top-Kanzleien 2019

Christoph Crisolli demonstrates a mastery of employment law and is highly regarded by clients for his work in post-merger restructurings and redundancy schemes

Who's Who Legal, 2018

Expert in employment law

WirtschaftsWoche Top Law Firm Ranking 2017

Christoph Crisolli is recommended as a lawyer in the field of Labor & Employment.

Who’s Who Legal Germany, 2022

Christoph Crisolli is recommended as a lawyer in the field of Labor & Employment.

Who's Who Legal Germany, 2021

Subscribe to our newsletter